Matt Shimkus

Shimkus, MattMatt is honored to make his return to the park with Wooden O, having last appeared in 2008’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Most recently, he performed in Taproot Theatre’s “Freud’s Last Session” as CS Lewis. Regionally, Matt has performed with Harlequin Productions, Village Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Intiman Theatre, Seattle Shakespeare Company, Wooden O, and Toy Boat Theatre. This summer he can also be seen in the second season of the locally-produced web-series “JourneyQuest.” Matt holds a BFA in Theatre from Pacific Lutheran University and an MFA in Theatre from The Chicago College of Performing Arts. Matt lives in Tacoma with his wife, the beautiful and talented Emilie Rommel Shimkus, and daughter, Robin.